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Hacks For Staying Dry On A Gross, Rainy Day

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Rain evokes a different emotion in different people. Some reminisce into the time spent with their first love, some enjoy the beautiful weather with a good book and a sizzling cup of a hot beverage and most of us who like to travel, go on and get drenched in our favourite corner of the city. We give five such unforgettable places in the City of Dreams, Mumbai where you need to be to enjoy the first rains of this season.

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Still showing up to work on a rainy morning is an inevitable disaster. Your shoes are ruined and socks are soaked, and you’re likely hauling a broken umbrella and soggy gym bag.

1. Saving your umbrella from winds

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The most common failure points on an umbrella are the little rivets holding the component parts of the stretchers together. All you need, to fix the stretchers, with some wire, a pair of scissors and a sailing knot. Or just check your umbrella before leaving home, And get it fixed before it goes crazy in winds.

2. Buy Microfiber Towels.

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Store a microfiber towel at your office, in your gym bag, or in your raincoat pocket. The water-absorbent towels can dry hair quickly if it gets drenched in a downpour.

3. Keep Newspaper Handy At Home.

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Newspapers may be a dying industry, but they’re extremely adept at drawing moisture out of shoes. Ball newspaper up in wet shoes and wrap the remainder around the outside, securing with rubber bands.

4. Choose The Right Umbrella

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It has to be high quality and easy to maintain.

5. Try investing in rain boots.

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Get your hands on some butt-kicking boots.

6. Put Wet Gadgets In Rice

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This is a tip most of us know, but it bears repeating. When your phone falls in a puddle or somehow gets wet, put it in a bag of dry rice as quickly as possible. The rice will absorb the moisture from your phone without damaging your gadgets. Leave it in there for 24 hours and try and your device again. Keep repeating until it works.

7.Time to use your old t-shirts

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Time to get those old t-shirts out.

8.Improvise an Umbrella

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Necessity is the mother of all inventions.

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